Jumping Jake Flash 7/17/1993-12/18/2004
was a two time NBDCA champion. He qualified for the NBDCA National
Tournament five consecutive years. Jake was the runner up high point
dog in the flushing division of the NBDCA in 1999. He finished among
the top 3 in 13 open competitions with 5 wins. He finished fifth
in the 1999 QU National Flushing Dog Championship.
was 75% English,. His grandsire Swinbrook Twig was one of
sought after stud dogs in England for many years, producing numerous
British and Irish field trial (and national) champions.
had an incredible nose, scenting birds out to eighty-five yards
and his marking ability was even better. He was one of the easiest
dogs we have ever trained. His intensity in the field was balanced
by a totally laid back demeanor in the house.
weighed 75 pounds, was OFA Good, and his DNA is registered with
the AKC. He was a beautiful dark chocolate. He had excellent conformation
with a blocky head, muscular build, and a thick tail without feathering.
retired from competition in March 2004 after qualifying / competing
in his 6th straight NBDCA National Tournament just before his 11th
birthday. Jake passed away at home in Dec 2004 after a brief battle
with cancer. His bloodline was the foundation of our kennel and
will always be a part of it.